Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast

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"Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast"
Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast - Wayne Newton.jpg
Single by Wayne Newton
from the album Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast
B-side
  • "Echo Valley 2-6809" (U.S.)
  • "Walking in the Sand" (Intl.)
ReleasedApril 8, 1972
GenrePop
Length3:18
LabelChelsea Records 0100
Songwriter(s)Peter Callander, Geoff Stephens
Producer(s)Wes Farrell
Wayne Newton singles chronology
"I Ain't That Easy to Lose"
(1971)
"Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast"
(1972)
"Can't You Hear the Song?"
(1972)

"Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast" is a song written by Peter Callander and Geoff Stephens and performed by Wayne Newton. The song appeared on Newton's 1972 album, Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast.[1]

"Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast" reached number 3 on the U.S. adult contemporary chart, and number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100.[2] The song spent one week at number 1 on the Cashbox chart on August 5, 1972,[3] one week at number 1 in Canada, and spent three weeks at number 1 in Australia. It sold over one million copies and was awarded a gold disc by the RIAA in July 1972.[4]

The song was ranked number 10 on Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of 1972.[5] The song also was ranked number 7 on the Kent Music Report's 25 songs of 1972.

The song was produced by Wes Farrell and arranged by Mike Melvoin.[6]

Chart performance[edit]

Other versions[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast (song by Wayne Newton)". Musicvf.com. 1972-04-22. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  3. ^ a b "Cash Box Top 100 8/05/72". Tropicalglen.com. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  4. ^ Murrells, Joseph (1978). The Book of Golden Discs (2nd ed.). London: Barrie and Jenkins Ltd. p. 317. ISBN 0-214-20512-6.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on February 16, 2016. Retrieved January 16, 2016.
  6. ^ "Wayne Newton - Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast / Echo Valley 2-6809 - Chelsea - USA - 78-0100". 45cat.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  7. ^ Canada, Library and Archives (17 July 2013). "Item". Bac-lac.gc.ca. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Image : RPM Weekly". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. 17 July 2013. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  9. ^ Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-1990 - ISBN 0-89820-089-X
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  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 16, 2011. Retrieved July 12, 2013.
  12. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1972/Top 100 Songs of 1972". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  13. ^ "The CASH BOX Year-End Charts, December 30, 1972". Tropicalglen.com. Retrieved 2017-01-03.
  14. ^ "SA Charts 1965–March 1989". Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  15. ^ "Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast (song by Daniel Boone)". Musicvf.com. 1971-08-14. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
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  17. ^ "Henson Cargill - I Can't Face The Bed Alone / Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast - Mega - USA - 615-0060". 45cat.com. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
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  19. ^ "Frank Ifield - Daddy, Don't You Walk So Fast / Beautiful Love - MAM - Australia - MAM-9914". 45cat.com. 1972-06-15. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
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  24. ^ "Nadia's Theme - Sven Libaek Orchestra | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  25. ^ "The Best of Charlie Rich [Epic] - Charlie Rich | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. 1939-07-12. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  26. ^ "Ain't No More Love in This House - Lou Pride | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  27. ^ Steve Leggett (2004-10-12). "Trojan Seventies - Various Artists | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  28. ^ "Cover versions of Daddy Don't You Walk So Fast by Jerry Vale". Secondhandsongs.com. Retrieved 19 November 2018.

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